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  1. Thread: 230v VFD feed

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    It's not balanced 3ph. Even if it was I would not...

    It's not balanced 3ph. Even if it was I would not want the whine of a RPC motor if there was a VFD in the works.
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    This is how a foreign country can make us...

    This is how a foreign country can make us hostages.

    Foreign government: Oh, you need this rare element from the mines in Africa? Tell you what I'm going to do?

    US Company: You mean, "going to...
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    The equation from experience: More sanding =...

    The equation from experience:

    More sanding = more regrets
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    The parts are already in your CNC machine and...

    The parts are already in your CNC machine and working. You want to store spares a few feet above the working ones.
    I don't think it's going to make a big difference what you do. I would use plastic...
  5. I tried two Micro 100 blades and they both broke...

    I tried two Micro 100 blades and they both broke at the same point. That was at the holder side right at the braze. Those were thin blades in aluminum.
    Trying to save a little bit of stock is not...
  6. The inserts are not locked in with a screw as...

    The inserts are not locked in with a screw as with all the other tool holders I have. And the inset width is on the heavy side.
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    1. Described the way my VFD does it's motor run...

    1. Described the way my VFD does it's motor run test. A static followed by a dynamic tuning operation.

    2. How bad is bad. How much VFD do you have until it faults. For $20 you might have something...
  8. I started to not use Mayo when I had a summer job...

    I started to not use Mayo when I had a summer job at a instrument control company. One of the customers was Best Foods in Hayward,
    I went out with one of the field guys and climbed up to the top of...
  9. The seller must be in a good mood.

    The seller must be in a good mood.
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    Or is there some ingredients that are being held...

    Or is there some ingredients that are being held up to slow down the paint processing. Paint from China?
  11. A smart convertor would be able to handle that. ...

    A smart convertor would be able to handle that.

    In your wiring there is probably a average balance position that could be made.
  12. Get a 3 pole switch or contactor and connect a...

    Get a 3 pole switch or contactor and connect a test RPC with the 1200rpm motor. You have nothing to lose except the "sound of silence". I bet that sucker is super quiet.
  13. The holder has to sit in one of these. Cut-Off...

    The holder has to sit in one of these.

    Cut-Off & Grooving Holder AXA-71
  14. Aloris wedge grip throwaway users... Any good?

    This is the holder:

    Wedge Grip Throwaway Insert Blades 71-125-1BSL*

    The inserts in question:

    GT Style Aloris Wedge-Grip Carbide Cut-Off Insert GTN-3P-767
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    The housewife across the street used a few rattle...

    The housewife across the street used a few rattle cans to paint the hood on a GM van. It's peeling off now.
    That easy to buy paint can junk gets into the environment because people don't know what...
  16. Thread: Nantong mill

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    I borrowed a device for moving the machine. A...

    I borrowed a device for moving the machine. A flat bar about 5" across and 1/2" thick. On the ends are wheels. In this case the bar was bent on each end.
    Looks like a keyboard bracket character...
  17. If you notice that some adds are for a DVD movie...

    If you notice that some adds are for a DVD movie title that has something to do with a word search.
    Those marketing types must be getting desperate.

    I don't mind, just an observer.
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    Plus.. a good clean and lube will not make things...

    Plus.. a good clean and lube will not make things any worse.
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    I looked at the google pictures for your machine....

    I looked at the google pictures for your machine. A heavy weight gear driven lathe. You can rule out rubber drive belts with a set in them.

    Are your compound and cross slide adjustments tight? I...
  20. Thread: Nantong mill

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    Question 1 & 2: Yes, that is what I did. ...

    Question 1 & 2: Yes, that is what I did.

    Question 3: It can be done but when the head is rotated it may not be necessary. I didn't do this.
  21. Thread: VFD Cable

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    A section from a Allen Bradley VFD manual: (The...

    A section from a Allen Bradley VFD manual:
    (The Shield terminal is on the metal plate where all wiring leaves/enters the drive box)

    Shield Termination

    The Shield terminal provides a grounding...
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    The big mistake I made before. Thinking that...

    The big mistake I made before. Thinking that coating a piece of wood in tung oil or some other type sealing finish is going to keep the wood from moving.
    You can't displace water in a wood cell, you...
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    That's the shortest explanation I have seen yet....

    That's the shortest explanation I have seen yet. And the best. :bowdown:
  24. I remember that this website looks identical to...

    I remember that this website looks identical to another website/forum. So the service is purchased. Fair enough.
    I don't mind the small little lathes. The adds can suck people in and then the get...
  25. To bump a guy off because he has one of these contradicts these adds here.

    This is one of three from the right side of a PM page:

    Amazon.com: Grizzly Industrial G0602-10" x 22" Benchtop Metal Lathe : Tools & Home Improvement
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